Congressman Cohen Remembers Civic Leader Arnold Perl

May 5, 2021
Press Release
Says modern-day Memphis would not be what it is without him

MEMPHIS – Congressman Cohen learned of the passing of civic leader and lawyer Arnold Perl on Tuesday and made the following statement:

“Arnold Perl’s critical and thoughtful leadership of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority and his work to bring the FedEx Forum into existence transformed our city. His leadership in the Jewish community was profound. Modern-day Memphis would not be what it is without him. I extend my condolences to his wife, Mary Lynn, his daughters and his extended family and his many friends. His was a life well lived and Memphians will always remember him.”